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ECO 4543. Economics of School System Reform. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Completion of one of the following: ECO 2003, ECO 2023, or the equivalent, with a grade of "C-" or better, or consent of instructor, Department Chair, and Dean of the College. Nontechnical applications of basic economic principles to issues facing school systems at the primary and secondary levels worldwide; including background on the evolution of current systems, analysis of critical policy issues such as inefficiencies and inequities; examination of scholars’ and policymakers’ proposals for transformative reform; and consideration of opportunities for research on the issues. Course Fees: BISP $20; BTSI $15; LRB1 $21.